Header reference architecture
This reference architecture describes the components, flow and version requirements for integrating general header applications and Access Gateway .
- User signs in to Okta.
- Okta send user identity SAML to Access Gateway.
- Access Gateway adds required application attributes to header and forwards request to back end application.
- Application performs request and returns results to Access Gateway.
- Access Gateway performs rewrites and returns request to user.
Components and requirements
|Component||Description and requirements|
|Okta Access Gateway||All versions of Okta Access Gateway support Header applications.|
|Back end header application||
No specific back end version requirements.
|External URL||External URL specified by the Public Domain field within Access Gateway.
For example: https://ext-header.example.com
Internal URL specified by the Protected Web Resource field within Access Gateway.